The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals posted a video online Tuesday that it says shows several students making dead cats dance to the jingle of a cat food commercial.
"PETA has obtained a disturbing video that was apparently filmed at Oklahoma City's top-ranked Harding Charter Preparatory High School," the organization said. "The footage depicts heartless students wearing lab coats and playfully dancing with dead cats slated to be dissected in their biology class."
"The video of the choreographed display was posted on social media, and the students' teacher was even tagged in the post," PETA added.
The video, which blurred the faces of the individuals involved, had just over 2,000 views at the time of publication.
The school in question did not return requests for comment from KFOR-TV. The Oklahoma State Humane Society, however, did.
“If you think of a beloved family pet that you care about that’s ended up being euthanized, then sold to a dealer, and this is how their body is treated, I don’t think anybody would approve of that,” director Cyinthia Armstrong told KFOR. “Well, I’m really shocked, I’ve always had a high opinion of Harding.”
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